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Statue of Venus de Medicis, (sculpture)

Artist:
Unknown
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 2
This beautiful Life Size Statue in Bronze, imported from Paris, represents Venus just coming from the Bath in the attitude of listening. [P. 12; engraving on p. 12 is signed "N. Orr" and depicts a nude female figure in a frontal pose, with her head in profile. She modestly positions her hands in an attempt to cover her body.]
The Cosmopolitan Art Association Illustrated Catalogue. 1854. For the Encouragement and General Diffusion of Literature & Art. W.H. Tineon, Stereotyper, 21 Beekman Street. John A. Gray, Printer, 97 Cliff Street. Address: Knickerbocker Office, 348 Broadway, New York; or, 166 Water St., Sandusky. A Descriptive Catalogue of Statuary, Bronze Statuettes and Oil Paintings, to be allotted to Members of the Cosmopolitan Art Association, at the Annual Distribution, in January, 1854.
Topic:
Figure female--Nude
Mythology--Classical--Venus
Control number:
AECI 02370002
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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